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December 1, 2022 | More Montevallo Stories

Questions and Answers with Kacie Slaughter Kilpatrick '09

Your home: Calera Your hometown: Guntersville, Alabama What is your profession? Director of recruitment at UM What made you choose this profession? After I graduated from Montevallo, I worked in sales/advertising for a few years, but I didn’t enjoy it. I had previously worked as a student worker and orientation leader during my time at UM, so […]

December 1, 2022 | Press Releases

UM Senior Elite students recognized at ceremony in Palmer Hall Auditorium

The University of Montevallo held its Senior Elite ceremony recognizing outstanding students Nov. 9 in Palmer Hall Auditorium. Dr. Tammi Dahle, vice president of Enrollment and Student Affairs, said the ceremony honors “the best and brightest of Montevallo students.” Prior to the Senior Elite presentation, the Elite Night dedication was announced by senior class president […]

November 28, 2022 | Student Spotlight

Student Spotlight: Allie Dishman

This past summer, Allie Dishman, a junior majoring in biology on a pre-med track, participated in the opportunity of a lifetime. She worked at the Harvard Medical School National Center for Functional Glycomics under the esteemed Dr. Richard Cummings ’74, the Center’s director and a University of Montevallo alum. “Words can’t describe how amazing it […]

November 17, 2022 | Press Releases

UM's Jason Perry Selected for Alabama Leadership Initiative

University of Montevallo Director of Student Diversity Recruitment and Retention Jason Perry ’18 M.Ed. ’20 was recently selected to participate in the 2022-2023 class of the Alabama Leadership Initiative sponsored by Leadership Alabama. The Alabama Leadership Initiative is a six-month program that aims to expose young leaders to decision-makers in Alabama. Those selected for the […]

November 17, 2022 | Alumni Profile

Alumni Profile: Christina Powell

Christina Powell’s days at the University of Montevallo left her with something else besides a degree from the College of Education and Human Development. They filled her with confidence – the confidence she needed to tackle life, to get up each day and not only try, but thrive. “Montevallo gave me the independence and confidence to […]

November 16, 2022 | Press Releases

Dr. Rosa Stoops Selected as UM’s First Christiane Angele Jacobson Endowed Spanish Chair

Dr. Rosa Maria Stoops, a professor of French and Spanish in the Department of English and World Languages at the University of Montevallo since 2005, has been selected as the first Christiane Angele Jacobson Endowed Spanish Chair in English and World Languages. Her appointment, which was recommended by the Faculty Development Advisory Committee with the […]

November 11, 2022 | Press Releases

UM Office of Veteran and Military Affairs Honors Veterans, Past and Present

The University of Montevallo Office of Veteran and Military Affairs honored veterans and hosted events for their dependents in association with Veterans Day. On Nov. 8, the Office of Veteran and Military Affairs participated in a flag placement ceremony at the Alabama National Cemetery. The Campus Veterans Association, the student organization that is associated with […]

November 7, 2022 | Press Releases

UM Theatre Department Hosting "Punk Rock Girl!" Nov. 17-20

The University of Montevallo Department of Theatre presents “Punk Rock Girl!” on the Rebecca J. Luker Stage at the DiscoverShelby Theatre in the Center for the Arts. Performances are scheduled Nov. 17-19 nightly at 7:30 p.m., with matinee performances scheduled on Saturday, Nov. 19 and Sunday, Nov. 20 at 2 p.m. each day. Tickets can […]

October 28, 2022 | Student Spotlight

Student Spotlight: Gemali Alcantara

Gemali Alcantara is a first-generation college student from Honduras. Without any guidance, he aspired for more and so he sought it out. College was the route that he decided would be best, but he wasn’t sure how he’d pull that off. Then, the University of Montevallo opened a door. “Many schools accepted me, but none […]

October 18, 2022 | Alumni Profile

Alumni Profile: Eric SanInocencio

Eric SanInocencio was a baseball player. And that’s what he wanted to continue to be. But after high school, he didn’t know where to go to continue his career. In his senior year, his dad told him his choices were the U.S. Army or college. He felt like college was his best option. “I had […]

October 17, 2022 | Press Releases

UM Celebrates 126 Years of Montevallo Moments on Founders' Day

The University of Montevallo celebrated 126 years on Thursday, Oct. 13, with a morning convocation and the dedication of the Charles Webb Jr. Post Office – the second Black man in UM history to have a facility named for him  – on the afternoon of Founders’ Day. The theme of this year’s Founders’ Day was […]

September 29, 2022 | Press Releases

University of Montevallo and Trenholm State Enter into Student Transfer Partnership

The University of Montevallo signed a transfer agreement with Trenholm State Community College Tuesday, Sept. 27, marking its sixth ContinuUM Transfer Pathway Program partnership with community colleges throughout the state. The partnership begins immediately. “It’s great to have a new partnership with Trenholm State,” said Dr. John W. Stewart III, president of UM. “We’re all […]

September 21, 2022 | Press Releases

UM Hosting Preview Days in October and November

The University of Montevallo will offer all prospective high school and transfer students another opportunity to find out why #YouBelongAtMontevallo by attending one of two Preview Days in the upcoming weeks. The first Preview Day will be held Saturday, Oct. 1, at the Robert M. McChesney Student Activity Center followed by another opportunity on Friday, […]

September 20, 2022 | Press Releases

UM Theatre Professor Builds One of the Largest Collegiate 3D Printers in the Southeast

During his sabbatical, Kyle Moore, associate professor of theatre, completed his revision of a large-scale 3D printer that was built as part of a 2015 undergraduate research project. The giant printer, which uses recycled plastics, was constructed to explore digital fabrication opportunities in theater, such as producing theatrical props and set pieces for University productions. […]

September 8, 2022 | Press Releases

‘Last Chance U’ Star Brittany Wagner Hired as Director of the UM's Grainger Center for Professional Development

Brittany Wagner, star of the hit original docuseries, “Last Chance U” on Netflix, has been hired as director of the Grainger Center for Professional Development and as a full-time instructor and advisor in the University of Montevallo’s Stephens College of Business. She started this fall. “We wanted to bring her in full-time because her expertise […]

September 7, 2022 | More Montevallo Stories

Montevallo M.A.D.E. Program Receives $25,000 Donation from Holle Family Foundation

The Holle Family Foundation donated $25,000 to the University of Montevallo’s M.A.D.E. (Minorities Achieving Dreams of Excellence) program in early September. The Holle Family Foundation was established in 2014 to continue the philanthropic commitments of Everett Holle and his family by promoting individuals and institutions throughout Central Alabama that nurture individual accomplishment and worth by […]